The Ace rally rider Yuva Kumar from PB Racing leads the on opening day of the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare rally 2018 in Davangere, Karnataka
The 10th edition of the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare is being held over 2000 km and will traverse through the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa
The first day of the rally saw bikes compete in two special stages through dirt and gravel, with a total distance of 86.42 km.
Yuva Kumar took the lead with a time of 1:43:30. Vishwas SD finished second with 1:48:22 while Akash Aithal took the third position with a total time of 1:49:29.
The 2,000-kilometre long Dakshin Dare will traverse through Karnataka and Maharashtra before concluding in Goa on the evening of seventh.